An Icelandic Miscellany
A selection of images that didn't fit with the other projects.
This project contains a selection of photos from Iceland that didn't really fit with the other projects.  I usually try to keep projects small and consistent - this one is different.  I will probably add more photos to this one over time.
It amused me that the best photo I got at Gullfoss was this one from the car park.  Gullfoss itself can be seen as the bit of spray on the right hand side of the picture.  It was quite windy and cold, and down at the waterfall were quite a few disgruntled photographers.
Again, a photo near Gullfoss.
It's all about the textures in these mountains on the Snæfelsnes Peninsula.
An unproductive day at Seljalandsfoss, so turned around and took this instead.
Near Seljalandsfoss.  Clearly I need a therapist as I appear to have issues with waterfalls.
Near the turn off to Skógafoss (yep, another waterfall).  Notice the farm buildings built into the rock.
In the graveyard at Strandarkirkja.   The plaque translates as:
Vigfús Ingimundarson last inhabitant of "Strönd í Selvogi". Deserted in 1696. 
The name Strönd (shore) refers to an area (most likely one or several farms) in Selvogur.
Thanks to Jonni TM for the translation and explanation.

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Iceland :: Sunset over Þingvellir
Driving back to Reykjavik
Orkney :: Home
Abandoned in Orkney
Iceland :: Reykjanes
Images from Krýsuvik, Seltún Geothermal Fields, Kleifarvatn, Sveifluháls and Svartsengi Geothermal Power Station.
Norway :: The Bergen Railway
Taken through the double-glazed windows of a moving train on the Oslo to Bergen Railway
Heaven Revisited
Sunset at Tram Ton Pass near Sapa, Lào Cai Province, North-West Vietnam. This is Vietnam's highest mountain pass (1,900 metres) and it regularly has extreme winds as it acts as a dividing line between two weather fronts - on one side is Sapa which is about the coldest place in Vietnam and on the other is Lai Chau which is one of the warmest. I was perched on a rickety bamboo platform jutting over the edge of the cliff - what could possibly go wrong! There was only the odd moment when I was not completely enveloped in cloud - the whole day had been fog so thick in Sapa that you could not see across the road. So, much to the amusement of the locals I decided to see if the weather was any better at Tram Ton Pass and to try and get some sunset photos. I was at the pass for about an hour, and for about 45 minutes of that time I was completely enveloped in fog. These images reflect pretty much the only time I could take pictures (between cloud and wind gusts and the movement of the platform).
Iceland :: Vesturland
Photos of Snæfelsnes and Hvalfjörður in Vesturland, September 2013.
Orkney :: The Italian Chapel
September 2014
Water of Dunalastair :: Morning Mist
Early morning fog on Dunalastair Water
Isle of Skye :: Quiraing
A couple of hours of sunshine in a week of snow, sleet and heavy rain.
England :: Aspley Wood
A stroll through Aspley Wood, Bedfordshire, England.
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